UI UX Designer - Innovation in Fort Lauderdale, FL at TradeStation

Date Posted: 2/10/2018

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UI UX Designer - Innovation
Plantation, FL
 
***This position requires the submission of a portfolio of UI/UX work related to the following:  iOS applications, Android applications, HTML-based applications, JavaScript-based applications, Windows applications, and Mac-based applications.  Although not core to this position, any work related to print graphic design, web-based graphic design, and website design will be given some degree of consideration.***
 
We are seeking a talented and skilled user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) designer to join us at reinventing trading and investing. Join our team of innovators that are on a mission to design the next generation of simple an intuitive user experiences for our users.
 
As a UI/UX designer you will have the opportunity to be part of the innovation process from ideation and initial concepts, to user testing and development. You will be expected to contribute to all aspects of design, including research, testing, interaction design and visual design. Adaptability to a fast-pace dynamic environment, passion for design quality, and the ability to learn quickly, are key elements to be successful in our team.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Deliver simple and intuitive design solutions to functional challenges
  • Keep up with the latest design trends and determine how best to utilize them
  • Deliver UI/UX specifications that incorporate elements of consistency and best design practices
  • Independently work on multiple, concurrent projects in a fast-paced development environment
  • Advocate for the needs of end-users throughout the design process
  • Evangelize & promote good design principals and best practices throughout the team and the organization
  • Organize and facilitate usability tests and focus groups
  • Effectively communicate design recommendations using wireframes, flowcharts, high-fidelity mocks or interactive prototypes
  • Create production-ready assets (icons, applications themes, etc.) using, for example, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch and XAML tools for Visual Studio

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Possesses a burning curiosity for cutting edge ways to improve UX and UI
  • Is passionate about user experience and human-centered design
  • Utilizes storyboarding and graphic pre-designs where appropriate
  • Creates polished, professional designs that anticipate and accommodate the needs of users
  • Demonstrates creative, technical and data-driven analytical skills
  • Possesses a strong understanding of desktop, mobile, browser-based and conversational applications
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively in both technical and business environments
  • Is capable of consistently delivering high-quality content on time

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:                                                                                                                                    
  • Minimum 4-year degree (B.S. or B.A.), ideally in a related field (design, HCI, human factors, computer science, technical writing, psychology, etc.)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience UX/UI design at a software company designing software interface solutions for desktop, mobile, web-browser apps and/or conversational applications
  • Prototyping experience strongly preferred with rapid prototyping tools for responsive applications
  • Proven ability to create polished, professional designs that anticipate and accommodate the needs of users
  • Solid understanding of up-to-date GUI navigation principles for optimizing usability
  • Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment
  • Expertise in graphics creation with Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Familiarity with XAML a plus
  • Experience working with companies in the investing or trading industry a strong plus
  • Expertise with financial services user workflows such as account on-boarding, cash management and self-service tools a strong plus
  • Experience or knowledge of chatbots conversational UX design frameworks and principles a strong plus

Direct candidates only.